Definition of puka in English:

puka

(also puka shell, pooka)

Pronunciation /ˈpo͞okə/ /ˈpukə/

noun

  • A small spiral shell typically strung with others to make necklaces or bracelets.

Origin

Hawaiian, literally ‘hole’.

Pronunciation

puka

/ˈpo͞okə/ /ˈpukə/